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Casual presence gains at High Point Market with debut of Agio

The presence of casual furniture at the High Point Market continues to grow with the addition of new exhibitor Agio International Co., Ltd., which will make its debut in Showplace for the Apr. 21-26 event.

Agio will exhibit in an 1,834-square-foot showroom in Showplace, space 1512. In addition, Agio will provide outdoor sets for attendees at the Sunset on 3 hospitality events being held on Showplace's third-floor balcony during market.

"We are coming to High Point because we know there are indoor retailers who are ready to enter or expand their offerings in the outdoor casual category," said Bob Gaylord, president of Agio-USA. "If an indoor retailer is ready to make the jump into outdoor, or increase their offerings in the category, we want to be there to discuss the opportunity with them. High Point provides a perfect venue to introduce ourselves and our line."

Casual furniture and accessories are steadily strengthening their presence at the High Point Market, with close to 200 companies offering products in these categories at the spring show. Among the producers showing outdoor furnishings are well-known names such as Barlow Tyrie, Brown Jordan, Lane Venture, Lloyd/Flanders, Telescope and Woodard.

"We have seen more and more traditional furniture and home décor retailers coming to High Point specifically looking for products to enhance their offerings in the outdoor/casual segment," said Julie Messner, vice president of leasing for International Market Centers. "In turn, over the last few years we have seen an influx of casual manufacturers showing in High Point in order to reach this distribution channel."

The casual furniture and accessory sources participating in the April High Point Market, listed by IMC-only buildings, include:


Adagio Water Features,3329
Water features and wall decor, using natural slates and rainforest marbles trimmed in premium metals with soft, halogen lighting.

Outdoor dining sets, chaises, deep-seating and firepit chat groups, bar sets and accessories in a range of styles and materials, including all-weather wicker, powder-coated aluminum and stainless steel.

Carlton Mfg.,1629
Rattan dining, seating, tables, shelving and serving units, as well as upholstered chairs, loveseats, ottomans, sectionals and sofas.

Padma's Plantation,1000
Outdoor and indoor furniture and accessories in rattan, seagrass and other natural materials, in a range of classic and contemporary styles.

Palm Springs Rattan & Garden Classics,1539
Outdoor seating and indoor conversation sets, dining, bars and stools, and umbrellas, in a variety of popular styles and materials, including rattan/wicker, aluminum and all-weather wicker.

Pelican Reef,1150
Outdoor and indoor seating, dining and barstools in traditional and contemporary styles handcrafted in rattan, abaca, lampacanay, bamboo and mahogany.

Sunset West,1433
High-quality outdoor furnishings, including chaises, tables and chairs inspired by the beach cities along the California coastline.

Telescope Casual Furniture,1527
Wicker, aluminum, cast aluminum and resin outdoor furniture and accessories in a range of classic and contemporary styles.

International Home Furnishings Center

4 Seasons Outdoor, H-534
Line of synthetic, all-weather wicker furniture woven over powder-coated aluminum and stainless steel frames produced by Universal Furniture Inds. in Indonesia.

Acacia Home & Garden, Inc., W-346
Outdoor dining, seating, chaises and bar sets in natural woven materials such as rattan, wicker and bamboo, combined with bundled reeds, crushed bamboo, stone, wood and leather.

Ancient Mosaic Studios, IH-507
Outdoor tabletops handcrafted from select Italian marble and travertine in the United States, with bases of cast aluminum, extruded aluminum, wrought iron and faux stone. Available in 60 designs, nine shapes and 60 sizes.

Barlow Tyrie, Inc., M-134
Teak, stainless steel, tubular aluminum and synthetic woven furniture, including dining, chaises, benches, chairs, storage chests, pavilions, parasols and accessories.

Brown Jordan, M-111
Luxury line of leisure furnishings and accessories that includes more than 30 collections in a range of design styles and materials, for outdoor and indoor use.

Curry & Company, Inc., M-110
Garden furniture and accessories, including tables and benches, as well as interior furniture and lighting.

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume, M-325A Pavilions
Garden furniture and accessories, including antiqued iron tables and chairs, iron and tole planters and hanging pieces.

Elaine Smith, Inc., IH-203
Outdoor luxury pillows that are rich in color, lavish in detail and impervious to the elements.

Elegant Earth, D-304
Garden furniture, ornaments, planters, containers, lamps, fountains and statuary made of eco-friendly materials, including concrete and teak, with hand-rubbed, antiqued finishes.

Expo, Inc., M-325 Pavilions
Decorative accessories for the garden inspired by nature.

Fishtales, M-301 Pavilions
Painted outdoor furniture and accessories, including tables, chairs and wood signs.

Gloster Furniture, IH-501
Outdoor dining sets, deep seating, benches, chaises, occasional tables and accessories in teak, woven materials, aluminum and stainless steel.

Indonesian Rattan Pavilion, C-759
A group of diverse Indonesian furniture sources offering dining tables, chairs and other furnishings in wicker and rattan for outdoor and indoor use.

Intersystem Outdoor, M-336 Pavilions
Chaises, stackable chairs, bars and tables sourced from Turkey.

JANUS et Cie, M-130
Dining sets, chairs, chaises, ottomans and other outdoor and indoor furniture designed for residential and commercial use, in a range of innovative styles.

Jeffan, H-232
Broad line of home furnishings, including furniture for outdoors and indoors, lighting and home accents, sourced from Indonesia.

Jewels of Java, M-318 Pavilions
Outdoor seating and dining sets, benches, chairs, tables, slings and accessories in high-quality teak and rattan.

Kannoa, IH-209
Classic and contemporary wicker armchairs, dining chairs, daybeds, chaises, bar chairs, occasional tables, ottomans, seating and dining tables.

Kingsley-Bate, IH-111
DIning sets, bar tables and chairs, deep seating, chaises, tables, benches, gliders, and swings and rockers in solid Javanese and Burmese teak, stainless steel and woven materials.

Lane Venture, M-108
Broad range of outdoor furniture, including dining and seating groups, tables, chairs, bars, chaises and rockers. Seating features exclusive WeatherMaster outdoor cushions.

Lilyjack Creations, M-314 Pavilions
Handmade chairs of specially selected cypress wood in a variety of painted finishes.

Magnolia Casual, M-303 Pavilions
Swings, hammocks and pillows featuring weather-resistant Sandure fabrics.

Napa Home & Garden, Inc., H-420
Decorative ceramics, lightweight planters, terracotta pots and garden relics.

Orlandi Statuary, M-324 Pavilions
Statuary, fountains, birdbaths, columns, planters and pedestals handcrafted in Chicago.

Oxford Garden, M-339 Pavilions
High-quality, contemporary-styled patio furniture in durable Shorea wood with mortise and tenon joinery, solid-wood dowels and stainless steel hardware.

Seasonal Living, IH-306
Contemporary-styled seating, tables, accents and accessories in stone, metal, teak and woven materials.

Skyline Design, IH-204
Luxury outdoor seating and dining furniture constructed of woven, all-weather synthetic fibers by artisans in Indonesia.

South Sea Rattan Collection, M-732
Outdoor dining and seating groups in synthetic vinyl wicker and teak, as well as indoor furniture from sister company Fairfax Home Furnishings.

Summer Classics Inc., W-168
Broad range of outdoor furnishings, including dining groups, sofas and lounge chairs, motion seating, bar tables and stools, chaises, occasional tables, benches and umbrellas, in wicker, teak, aluminum and other materials.

Uwharrie Chair Co., M-128
Outdoor seating and dining collections crafted from thick, kiln-dried, pressure-treated southern yellow pine or Premium Uwharrie Polymer, a recycled pre-consumer vinyl, in classic American styling.

Veneman Collections, M-126
Manufacturer of high-end chaises, dining sets, lounge chairs, tables, benches, bar sets and umbrellas in cast aluminum, plantation-grown teak and all-weather wicker.

Whitecraft, Inc., H-342
Traditional and contemporary styles of natural wicker and all-weather woven outdoor furniture.

Suites At Market Square

Genesee River Trading Co., G-2020
Genesee River is proud to announce their Faux Bois Aluminum Collection. Cast aluminum from actual twig furniture this 5 piece collection is available in four color options. The collection is based on our best selling pieces over the past 27 years.

Mariachi Imports, G-3029
Importer of innovative, ecologically responsible household products, including lead-free tableware from Mexico, Mad Mats outdoor rugs and the Sweep Brooms line of designer brooms.

Metropolitan Galleries, G-4041
Hand-carved marble benches, fountains, tables, urns and statues; lost-wax cast bronze columns, pedestals, statuary and lighting; wrought-iron doors, furniture, gates and gazebos; and custom statues.

Rightside Design, M-3011
Home accents inspired by coastal living and organisms in or near the ocean, gulfs, lakes or bays, including decorative pillows, bamboo serving trays, candleholders, tabletop linens, mirrors and coatracks.

Three Coins Cast, G-3033
Cast aluminum furniture and accessories, such as benches, garden accents, mailboxes and planters, imported from Mexico, with welding, grinding and finishing done in Georgia.

Viducci's Garden, M-3001
Terracotta and glazed stoneware planters inspired by classical architecture and landscaping, designed for traditional and modern lifestyles.

Market Square

Lloyd/Flanders Industries Inc., 110
Fine-woven, all-weather wicker furniture for outdoor and indoor use in a range of timeless, classic designs.

Woodard-CM, LLC, 200
Outdoor furniture, umbrellas and accessories in handcrafted wrought iron, aluminum and all-seasons wicker in styles that range from traditional to contemporary.


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